Historically, public pension funds have invested the majority of their fixed assets in fixed income investments such as government and corporate bonds. Government bonds and highly rated corporate bonds are considered safer investments because their realized rate of return is unlikely to be too far above or below expert predictions…

In spite of the volume of media attention and widespread popularity of sports in modern America as opposed to many other organized human endeavors, very few athletes, whether professional or amateur, become transcendent public figures. Of this few some become mythicized as legends due to on-field brilliance and others for…

The enduring power of consumer name brands is an understated aspect of the modern American experience. From the first memories in childhood, staring at boxes, signs, or wrappers from the comfort of one’s home, in a crowded and noisy city, or a bucolic countryside to the banality of one’s everyday…

The increase in high-speed, or high-frequency, trading in the world financial markets has significantly contributed to the volatile and unpredictable nature of current global finance. Commonly referred to as HFT, this process is driven by algorithms designed to extract profits within a few minutes or even seconds of daily market…

One of the leading concerns for human resources (HR) professionals is the shortage of STEM-skilled (science, technology, engineering and math) workers in the United States. Many HR professionals believe that this deficiency will have a major impact on the workforce in the years to come.

What exactly is STEM?

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Abortion has had a long and anguished history in the United States and continues to be a hotly contested issue today. However, there has been a social shift in the past decades following the near widespread ban on abortion in the early 20th century. Factors such as women’s suffrage and…

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